2015 Graphics Excellence Awards Winners


Congratulations to Blooming Color, Lombard, IL, for winning the Best of Show award in the 2015 Graphics Excellence Awards competition. They took top honors for their entry “Extreme Offset and Digital Printing Techniques Brochure” in the “They Said It Couldn’t Be Done” category. This entry also won the Best of Illinois award. From left: Melna Langham, Blooming Color; Steve VanderVeen, ABS Graphics, GLGA Chairman of the Board; Mikal Martzel, Blooming Color; Steve Rosenbeck, Press Color, Best of Show Sponsor.
The First Runner-Up and Best of Wisconsin awards were presented to HM Graphics, Milwaukee, WI, for their entry in the “Cartons and Containers” category, “Everything That Makes a Porsche Amazing” Dealer Kit.”  From left: Mark Harpke, Fujifilm, Runner-Up Sponsor; Alli Sandstrom, HM Graphics.
The Second Runner-Up Award was presented to Fey Printing, Wisconsin Rapids, WI, for their “Neenah Paper ‘On’ Promo” in the “Diecuts, Pop-ups, Unique Folds, and Involvement Devices” category. From left: Scott Gasch, Fey Printing; Mark Harpke, Fujifilm, Runner-Up Sponsor; Representative, Fey Printing.
The Best of Indiana Award was presented to Miles Printing, Indianapolis, IN, for their “Outdoor Indiana Magazine,” which competed in the “Stochastic Printing” category. From left: Steve VanderVeen, ABS Graphics, GLGA Chairman of the Board; Wendy Miles Robbins, Miles Printing.
The People’s Choice Award, voted on by the attendees of both Celebrations, was presented to Quad/Graphics, Sussex, WI, for their piece “Oklahoma Come See for Yourself” in the “Foil Stamping and Embossing/Debossing” category. From left: John LeCloux, WS Packaging, GLGA Vice Chairman of the Board; John Becker, QuadPackaging.

Celebration Photos

Photos from the two Celebration events (held simultaneously in Addison, IL, and Milwaukee, WI) are available to view and download by clicking on these links:

Addison Celebration
Milwaukee Celebration

Project Galleries

Interested in seeing the Best of Category and Division Project Winners? Click below to view the project galleries.

Thank You to the 2015 GEA Sponsors!